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Thursday Doors – On the way to Bourbon St

New Orleans, like most older cities, has a rich mix of architecture and with that comes, well, what else, doors. Although I had set out to capture photos of Bourbon Street doors, before the throngs of people crowded the sidewalks and entryways, I was delayed on several occasions during my walk by other interesting doors. 730 more words

Photography

CREOLE BAPTISM OF PATRIOTISM: Why Faith Runs Deep in Louisiana

Pray for peace in Baton Rouge and in all troubled communities in our country.

Our Lady of Prompt Succor of afflicted families, hasten to help us!

Constance F. Anderson

1955 to 1965

A BBC4 music documentary of the period 1955 to 1965 reminded me that I ought to find out more about this artist

Music

Introduction of the Seventh President

Following the Election of 1828, Andrew Jackson was preparing to move into the White House, newly a widower and introducing a change in leadership. 445 more words

Early Republic

TIME TO DUMP OLD HICKORY?

★★Andrew Jackson was eight years old when the British marched to Lexington and Concord. “On the 18th of April in 75, hardly a man is now alive” as Henry Wadsworth Longfellow put it. 633 more words

The Aftermath of the War of 1812

As news arrived in America on February 13, 1815 that the Treaty of Ghent was finalized and that peace between America and Britain was complete, Americans had a complete change of mind. 442 more words

Early Republic

January 8, 2016

The eight of January marks a historical event…and a fiddle song.

Better known as the Battle of New Orleans, I use to sing the song to the kids (still do actually) and daughter Malinda fiddled it for me when I asked.  90 more words

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